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Submitted By: Matt Fowls on Apr 17, 2010
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Description 

The Jungle is composed of two cliffbands lying at ft. on Mount Lemmon. Its black and tan streaks look very out of place on the mountain.

Problems are between the V0 Ė V8 range.

This area doesn't seem to fit any description for areas on Mt. Lemmon. With that said, please post info that might help clarify the details about the area.


Getting There 

To get there, park at the pullout for the Green Slabs (just before MP 10), and walk back up the road to a smaller pullout with a yellow 20mph recommendation sign. Hike the obvious wash around 100 yards uphill (very uphill). The bands are past two other similar looking walls, although these other walls donít look as climbable.


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['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',1],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',1],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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frantically trying to top out the V0 R.
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By RyanJohnson
From: Tucson, Arizona
Apr 19, 2010

The description for this area sounds vaguely like the Barefoot Wall found in the old Steiger guide.

Just throwing the Bob Murray card out...

By Matt Fowls
From: Tucson, Arizona
Apr 19, 2010

i had that thought too, which is why i didn't post this area up for over a year. after looking into it as well as i could, i decided the worst that could happen was that i take it down/adjust names, etc.

the bands are too short to fit the description. the one that is tall is a slab, whereas in the description for the barefoot wall, it is overhanging. from Mcmillen's guide regarding the BF wall: "More like routes than boulder problems."

these problems are pretty short and sweet, and i believe that the barefoot wall is another 20 yards down the road, and much closer to the road than this place.